Six people escape burning home in NW Harris Co.

HOUSTON It happened at a home on Laketree near Oaklynn around 1:30am. The homeowner says the pit they used to smoke a ham was corroded on the bottom and was next to a pine tree. Firefighters believe the pine needles caught fire and then burned a fence they were touching.

Six people were inside the home at the time. Luckily, everyone made it out OK.

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